Weddings and Elopements

Say “I do” to a naturally stunning event. At The Resort at Paws Up, you’ll find 37,000 acres of pure possibility and a plethora of ranch wedding venues. From black-tie affairs to rustic-chic soirées, Paws Up can help you create the ideal festivities to begin your lives together in exactly the way you’ve envisioned. You’ll exchange vows surrounded by friends, family and an untouched wilderness. You’ll get carried away with unbridled adventures—and enjoy unparalleled luxury at every turn. 

Take a moment now to imagine the perfect size of your party: are you rounding up everyone for a Big Sky celebration, dreaming of a little romance on the ranch or are you planning a Montana-style elopement? 

A Big Sky Celebration

You love each other to the moon and back. Now it’s time to gather all your friends and family in a place where you can truly get a sense of the magnitude of your feelings. Raise the roof with the wedding of your dreams. Create memories not just for the bride and groom, but for everyone on your guest list. Your flower girl will never forget her first horseback ride. Your grandfather can make a toast in the beautifully weathered, elegantly restored Bull Barn. With a virtually endless list of activities to keep everyone busy from morning until night and a variety of venues right here on the ranch, no two events are ever the same. For parties of 100–250.

A Little Romance on the Ranch

Welcome your nearest and dearest with an intimate affair in a magnificent setting. Paws Up offers a friendly and relaxed vibe along with luxuries you can’t find anywhere else. With spacious accommodations and more than 70 outdoor adventures to experience together, this is no mere backyard wedding. You and your guests will dine on cuisine that rivals a Michelin-starred restaurant while surrounded by breathtaking mountains. We make a bit of magic here, where people create lasting bonds over a horseback ride through the meadows or a dinner under the stars. More than a wedding, it’s the union of two loving families. For parties of 3–99.

A Montana-Style Elopement

Seize the moment with a thrilling and romantic ceremony for two. If you can dream up the perfect way to exchange vows at Paws Up, we’ll do everything we can to make it come to life. Get hitched on the banks of the storied Blackfoot River or on a private field with panoramic views of the Montana wilderness. For an intimate indoor ceremony, you can tie the knot in our Tack Room or Saddle Club. You have options that go from here to eternity.

Options from here to eternity

The Resort at Paws Up is the perfect match for all kinds of weddings.

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It’s Your Wedding Day, Picture Perfect.

With starlit skies and untouched wilderness, Paws Up provides a panoramic, awe-inspiring backdrop for a one-of-a-kind Montana wedding.

Accommodations for Your Group

While every day in Montana is unique in its own way, we like to the divide the year into two "seasons."

From mid-May to mid-October, glamping expands the housing options for your group. With 36 safari-style tents, 40 homes (28 at The Resort and 12 new properties at the green o), our Montana luxury ranch resort can accommodate groups with up to 200 guests.

From mid-October to mid-May, luxury homes offer close proximity to nature—and to all our seasonal activities. With 40 homes (28 at The Resort and 12 new properties at the green o), our Montana luxury ranch resort can accommodate groups with up to 150 guests.

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Wilderness Estates

30 Suites in 10 Estates (All Available Year-Round)

The embodiment of rustic refinement, Paws Up’s Wilderness Estates offer all the creature comforts you’d expect of an award-winning resort. Boasting unparalleled views of the wilderness, they feature stone-and-timber fireplaces, chef’s kitchens and spacious decks with relaxing hot tubs. The 30 individual suites nestled within the estates will have you curling up in comfort—with private, spacious rooms and en suite, spa-like bathrooms.

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Multi-Bedroom Homes

18 Two-, Three- and Four-Bedroom Homes (Available Year-Round)

It’s not just world-class amenities and jaw-dropping views that make our multi-bedroom homes perfectly suited for groups. It’s also the luxury of downtime here. With separate bedrooms and bathrooms for alone time plus shared living spaces within a stunning setting, these homes make it a joy for attendees to get to know each other better, connect over coffee and forge new bonds.

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Luxury Tents

36 One-, Two- and Three-Bedroom Safari-Style Tents in 6 Private Camps (Available Mid-May to Mid-October)

Paws Up invented glamping, and we still set the standard. Each safari-style tent here features hardwood floors, sumptuous beds, art-adorned walls, electricity, air-conditioning and heat. En suite bathrooms offer heated slate floors and spa-style showers. Butler service and camp Dining Pavilions add to the exclusive ambience. Each camp comprises six tents and all camps are within walking distance of each other.

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12 One-Bedroom Suites (Available Year-Round)

Opening 2021, this new contemporary hideaway celebrates the heritage of Montana with architecture, cuisine and guest experiences inspired by the land. Located on the densely timbered southern edge of the expansive 37,000-acre Paws Up Ranch, these 12 freestanding design-forward Haus structures accommodate a maximum of two adults each and feature a fireplace, a living room, a bedroom with a king bed, an expansive bathroom with a shower and a soaking tub, a deck and a hot tub.

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The Blackfoot River.

As summer fades, the nights are harder to come by.

Let us help.

We are fully committed for August, however we may have some very limited availability. Please call us at 877-580-6343

To our guests—past, present and future: thank you for inspiring us with your quest for adventure. And to our staff, we’re grateful to each of you for helping to create unforgettable lifelong memories for those who visit.